Housekeeping · Organization

Organize Your Family Car (or – Never Be Unprepared Again!)

One day recently when I looked at my Motivated Moms to-do list for the day, I saw “Straighten First Aid Kit/ replenish if necessary” scheduled as one of the day’s tasks. Hmmmm.  That got me thinking.  I don’t have that kind of stuff in our car.  In fact, there are a good many things I don’t have in… Continue reading Organize Your Family Car (or – Never Be Unprepared Again!)

Housekeeping · Organization

Ten Simple Ways to Organize Your Home

 Keeping the house organized is a constant work in progress.  As our family has grown, I’ve sought out and gradually added new ways to find “a place for everything, and everything in its place.” Here are 10 of my recent discoveries, many of them Pinterest finds. Over the door shoe organizers are so versatile.  They’re not just for shoes anymore. … Continue reading Ten Simple Ways to Organize Your Home

Housekeeping · Organization

Recycled Containers: Labels On, Labels Off

Do you ever wish you could find a good use for all those food containers you empty and throw away each day? Well, I’ve got a couple of ideas for you. First . . . the Folgers web-site has free printable labels for those empty plastic coffee containers.  I was so excited when I stumbled across this… Continue reading Recycled Containers: Labels On, Labels Off

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Organizing All That Paper

As I alluded to in my last post on craft closet organization, I’m going to tell you how I’ve revamped our paperwork filing system. I really, really don’t like paperwork.  Let me clean, let me do laundry, let me do real work, but don’t make me sort through bills and papers.   My dislike for this part… Continue reading Organizing All That Paper

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Craft Closet Organization

Every year after Christmas I get a major urge to organize the house.  When the hullabaloo settles down, and life becomes routine and mundane again, I get that feeling . . . . I need to re-arrange something, change something up, organize something!  Thankfully, the urge comes at a good time.  There’s no garden or yard… Continue reading Craft Closet Organization